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Offline humpadilo

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Portable Dual Kegerator
« on: November 14, 2013, 03:18:05 PM »
So, I wanted to make a cool portable kegerator for my 5 gallon cornies. I have seen the trash can method with ice, but I wanted a more personal kegerator. So I got the idea to use a 15 gallon roller cooler. My issue was that the kegs were way to tall for it. So I put on an extension, insulated it up, and put two holes for the tap. Right now I have picnic taps connected, but I am planning on putting real taps on soon. It fits two 5 gallon cornies pretty snuggly. Just add ice or frozen water bottles and it stays cold for a long time. I took it out to the lake for about 4 hours and the temp was perfect the entire time. I also use the CO2 cartridges just to push the beer. Just a short burst as the level goes down. I added a chalkboard so I can write what is in each keg also.

I am really happy with this and I think it looks really cool! What do you guys think?





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Re: Portable Dual Kegerator
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2013, 03:44:50 PM »
Nice! Before summer I'm going to build one out of cedar lined with styrofoam sheeting.

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Re: Portable Dual Kegerator
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2013, 04:25:22 PM »
Very nice. I just did the trash can thing.
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Re: Portable Dual Kegerator
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2013, 05:45:58 AM »
I built a single keg unit basically the same way.  I didn't build the box for on top but once you get going there isn't any beer in the top of the keg anyway.  8^)

It works great and lasted for many years.  Your design looks very nice.

When you add the tap handles don't forget to put on some kind of drip tray.

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Re: Portable Dual Kegerator
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2013, 03:24:12 PM »
Nice job, might have to build me one of those over the winter. Give me something to do along with brewing beer!
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Re: Portable Dual Kegerator
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2013, 04:54:46 PM »
Very nice.  I like the re-purposed cooler handle/upper support.  Good thought.